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CDC: clumsy Dutch construction?

March 2018 (magazine)By

For some in the UK, collective defined contribution (CDC) pensions are a desirable Dutch import that should be applied more widely. Many are sceptical

Identifying the real risk

March 2018 (magazine)By

Risk, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. The first half of February surprised markets with a sudden collapse in the value of risky assets followed by a rebound

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Letter From Brussels: Brexit focus moves to pensions

February 2018 (magazine)By Jeremy Woolfe

As the risk of a no-deal Brexit comes into focus, attention is turning to ways to mitigate the damage across financial services, including asset management and pensions

Letter from Brussels: Easier securitisation on the horizon

January 2018 (magazine)By Jeremy Woolfe

The EU’s securitisation package has finally passed through the European Parliament and Council. However, the new rules will not be applied until January 2019

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Letter From The US: ESG strategy not just divestment

March 2018 (magazine)By Maria Teresa Cometto

ESG investing is a hot topic in the US pension fund industry. “One dollar out of five from institutional investors is going into ESG investing”

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Letter from US: Plans act on Trump tax reform

February 2018 (magazine)By Maria Teresa Cometto

The tax reform signed by President Donald Trump last December is having quite an impact on the US pension industry

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Guest viewpoint: Luke Hildyard

March 2018 (magazine)By

“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”

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Guest Viewpoint: Keith Ambachtsheer

February 2018 (magazine)By

“CFA curriculum material should become more future-oriented and address awkward topics”

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Long Term Matters: What my illness is teaching me about investment

March 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

When diagnosed with life-threatening conditions, we can be devastated, run from the diagnosis or embrace it and adapt. No prizes for guessing the smarter choice. The same goes for investment decision-makers today

Long Term Matters: Investment can be a true profession

February 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Carillion, the UK construction company that collapsed recently, reminds us, once again, that investment is yet far from being a credible profession

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From Our Perspective: Pension roads to Rome

May 2017 (Magazine)

Around the beginning of the 2000s enthusiasm for pension funding was at a high. As Germany took measures to unwind the cosy ‘Rhineland capitalism’ cross-share-holdings, book reserve pension liabilities seemed like yesterday’s solution

From Our Perspective: Two decades of shifting perspectives

April 2017 (Magazine)

This spring marks 20 years since the first issue of IPE. Our founders Piers Diacre and Fennell Betson started this publication with an assumption that funded pension systems would become more widespread in time, leading to increased diversification and a need for clear, well-researched and well-presented information.

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